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Why study at New Zealand’s leading School of Education?
Research that makes a difference, quality programmes and inspiring leadership are what makes us distinctive.
Our flexible on-campus and online programmes are grounded in current theories in education and offer opportunities for real-life practical experiences. Our sought-after graduates establish successful careers in New Zealand and overseas. Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education offers a supportive and friendly environment and provides graduates with an education that is first-rate.
150 ranked in the top 150 for education worldwide
3 study options - Hamilton, Tauranga or online
80 minimum number of days in the classroom for Initial Teacher Education (ITE)
Study teaching at Waikato and transform learning, foster imagination and inspire the next generation to lead change. Kickstart your career in as little as one year, and gain practical in-class experience throughout your qualification.
New to University?
Study a Bachelor of Teaching to specialise in Early Childhood Education or Primary teaching.
Become a qualified teacher in as little as one year in Early Childhood Education, Primary, or Secondary teaching. Ignite a passion for learning and get ready to inspire the next generation. Find the right qualification for you.
The counsellor education programmes at the University of Waikato are known nationally and internationally for their distinctive orientation, in teaching narrative approaches to counselling and therapy. Graduates of the programmes have taken up leadership positions as practitioners, practice leaders, researchers and counsellor educators.